COVID-19 updates for co-op students

  • Learn about changes to the Spring 2020, Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 work terms, including: 
    • Flexible pathways in place to help you complete your work term
    • Updated hiring and interview procedures
    • Current University travel policies and remote work guidelines
    • Resources to help you search for work in light of the current climate
  • Have you been asked to work remotely? We've put together six great tips to help you navigate this transition as a co-op student.
  • For other campus-wide announcements, visit the University's COVID-19 website.

Welcome Waterloo co-op students!

Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.

Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.

Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.

need help with co-op? Connect with your co-op advisor Supports and resources

Events


  1. Jan. 30, 2020Coronavirus update
  2. Oct. 19, 2020Sharpen up your video skills for a chance at $500
    Student on their computer for a virtual video marketing course

    As a University of Waterloo student, here is your chance to display exemplary video development skills as part of a competition sponsored by a partnering local organization.

    Kitchener-based video and business platform Vidyard is awarding $500 to the most inspiring video created by a Waterloo student as part of the Vidyard Video Challenge.

  3. Oct. 15, 2020Supporting co-op students: new embedded wellness counsellors
    Student chatting with a counsellor

    Co-op students can sometimes face unique stress, pressures and feelings of isolation on work term (or during their recruiting term). To support these students, two new mental health staff from Campus Wellness will be available.  

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